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Actress in the Kitchen

An interview with Madhur Jaffrey. READ MORE

Time Out for Pork

Soares Restaurant (190 Alden Street, Fall River, Massachusetts; 508-324-0800), a.k.a. Benevides Restaurant, was a nice find for real Portuguese home cooking, as opposed to the Portuguese-American fare found over near New Bedford, Massachusetts. READ MORE

Bite This

Franz Ferdinand’s front man pens a book of food columns that are as sexy as he. READ MORE

Hand Warmers

Drinks that'll keep you warm inside even when it's cold outside. READ MORE

Catch of the Day: Simple, Satisfying Seafood at Peter’s

Peter’s Fishery in Matawan is a dependable destination for solid, straightforward seafood, says RGR. READ MORE

An Underappreciated $24 Lunch at Perry Street

It’s the best $24 lunch in New York City, says Brian S, and few seem to know about it. READ MORE

Sheba Piano Lounge

Maya loves Sheba Lounge for upscale Ethiopian food–especially a dish of sirloin tips cooked in clarified butter with Ethiopian spices. The vegetarian sampler platter and lentil sambussas are great, too. READ MORE

Savory Strawberry Salsa

Corundas (tamales) where the masa is made with olive oil instead of lard shouldn’t be good. Especially vegetarian corundas, topped with grilled cactus and potatoes. But, as it turns out, these abominations from the Emeryville branch of Cocina Poblana are READ MORE

Time for the Taste of Christmas

With Thanksgiving over, it’s the right time to head over to Claremont Village for a taste of Christmas: Burt & Rocky’s peppermint ice cream. It’s stabilizer free, meaning that it has that creamy, full-fat, traditional ice cream shop texture. It’s Barbie-d READ MORE

Indian-Style Brussels Sprouts

janetfromreno’s husband marries South Asian flavors with northern hemisphere fall staple Brussels sprouts in this delicious dish. Janet suggests tasting as you go, and adjusting the spicing to suit your palate. ... READ MORE